Alex Hooper | 92.3 The Fan
Beat Reporter for Sports Radio 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM)
Alex Hooper is a beat reporter for 92.3 the Fan, covering the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Cavaliers and more. Alex also serves as an anchor for the station. He was formerly a sports writer for the News-Herald in Willoughby, OH, and General Manager at WBWC in Berea, Ohio.
“Trevor Bauer now entering the game” being said late in a game has become something that is not completely out of the norm over the last few years.
Jason Kipnis has not had the easiest season in 2017, with injury concerns since Spring Training impeding his consistency and thus his results.
The beauty of the Indians pitching staff over the past three games has been that they do not need a whole lot of run support.
With one relief appearance sprinkled in, the team and Clevinger are back to deep breaths over the trajectory of the righty’s season.
There is currently a poll being run by a major sports outlet that asks fans which pitch, relative to the man throwing it, is the “nastiest” in baseball.
The NBA has announced the slates for both Opening Night and Christmas Day. Both days feature the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Though the Bruce addition was made to fill the holes created by Brantley and Chisenhall, the newest member of the Tribe outfield has out-performed those he is filling in for.
Reports have the Indians sending back prospect Ryder Ryan in the deal as they absorb the remaining $5 million of Bruce’s contract.
The impending lack of offense and slow collapse after Bauer’s exit aside, the outing made it three straight of the quality variety for the 26-year old. Over his last 22 innings, Bauer has allowed three earned runs despite seven hits in each outing.
While the Brantley and the Indians are not yet out of the woods, as for now, the returns from the outfielder’s imaging are positive considering how bad things looked.